ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD004 (1995)

ARLD004 DX news
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 4  ARLD004
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  January 26, 1995
To all radio amateurs   
ARLD004 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
Tedd, KB8NW, Steve, W9NUF, the Yankee Clipper Contest Club
PacketCluster network and the Contest Corral Column from the pages
of QST magazine.  Thanks to all.
EAST MALAYSIA.  Peter, PB0ALB, will be on the air as 9M8PFB from
January 31 to March 8, with activity on 80 through 10 meter SSB
only.  No WARC band operating is planned.  QSL via CBA.
COMOROS.  From February 3 to 24, Wolfgang, DK7UY, will be active
from here with CW, SSB and RTTY, 80 through 10 meters.  There will
be no direct QSLing.  Wolfgang will send out cards to all log
entries via the bureau.
NAVASSA ISLANDS.  A one week DXpedition concentrating on the low
bands is planned for late April or early May.  There may be some
satellite operating.  The calls W5IJU, KB4VLO, and K0IYF have been
mentioned as possible operators for this event.
KALININGRAD.  UA2DC has been quite active on 160 meters during
evening hours.
SUDAN.  ST2AA in Khartoum was worked on 7001 kHz at 0100z and is
also QRV on 18069 kHz around 1500z.  QSL via WB2RAJ.
RWANDA.  9X5EE was worked on 7001 kHz at 0120z.  He is also active
on 160 meters.  Watch 1829 kHz around 0130z.
ICELAND.  Juha, OH1KAG, will sign OH1KAG/TF from January 27 to
February 3 on CW and SSB.  He will put an extra effort into
operating in the CQWW 160 Meter DX Contest.  QSL via OH3NE.
AFGHANISTAN.  A station signing YA/PA3BTQ was on 14200 kHz at 1245z
for nearly one hour last Sunday.
TOKELAU.  5W1MM will be operate all modes, all bands, from January
22 to 26.  There will be an emphasis on low band work.  QSL via
MICRONESIA.  From February 12 to 23, JA2NQG and friends will be
active as V63WW from Pohnpei.  They plan to participate in the ARRL
CW DX Contest and be active on the lower bands.
BELAU.  After their Micronesia effort, Team JA2NQG plans to operate
as KC6CW and KC6WW from February 24 to March 1.  QSL via JA2NQG.
AFRICAN TOUR.  Peter, ON6TT, will be working as a telecom consultant
and be based in Goma, Zaire.  He replaces Paul, F6EXV, AKA 9Q5EXV,
in this capacity.  Enroute to his duty station, Peter will be active
from ITU Headquarters in Geneva as 4U1ITU.  Listen for him during
European evening hours from January 30 to February 5.  He should
then be on the air from Zaire for a week starting February 6.  Peter
will try to make weekend trips to Rwanda and Burundi.  He will
concentrate on the WARC and low bands.  This is not a DXpedition, so
operating time will probably be limited.  He may also be active in
the CQWW WPX, CQWW 160 and ARRL DX Phone Contests.  QSL via ON5NT.
BELIZE. Alan, NS0B, and John, WC0W/V31TP, will operate from here
February 15 to 20, and be a multi/single entry in the ARRL CW DX
Contest.  Activity outside the contest hours will be on CW and SSB.
MONTSERRAT.  Art, WA2UJH, will be on from February 16 to 26 and
operate in the ARRL DX CW Contest.  He plans mostly CW on 40, 80 and
160 meters including the WARC bands.  QSL via NW8F.
YB6AVE/DL8WPX, Rudi, DJ5CQ and Dietmar, DL3DXX, will be active from
these islands during the month of February.  They will be on all
bands, with emphasis on CW, working Europe on the lower bands.  Look
for VK9XY on Christmas Island, February 2 through 8 and February 18
to March 2.  Between these dates, look for VK9CR on Cocos-Keeling,
February 8 to 18.  They plan to wrap up the effort from Lord Howe,
after their last Christmas Island jaunt, signing VK9LM.  QSL via
DJ5CQ, Rudi Mueller, Alter Main 23, D-96179 Ebing/Bamberg.
HONG KONG AND MACAO.  Leo, K8PYD, will be active in early February,
first from Hong Kong, then as XX9YD in Macao, until February 28.
Leo mentions he will switch from SSB to CW, if asked, anytime he is
on the air.  He may also venture elsewhere in the Far East pending
access and permission to operate.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ World Wide 160 Meter DX Contest,
CW, should provide plenty of excitement for Top Band ops.  The
contest runs from 2200z January 27 until 1600z January 29.  See page
123 in December, 1994 QST for more details.
What may prove to be the final ARRL Novice Roundup will take place
from 0000z January 28 to 2400z February 5.  Complete information is
on page 126 of January QST.